Just passing by Edmonds: Dallas Cowboys owner’s superyacht

Some readers did a double take in Edmonds Tuesday morning when they saw this superyacht passing by — and with good reason. It’s the Bravo Eugenia, owned by Jerry Jones, who also owns the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys. According to this article in Superyacht Times, the 357-foot vessel –which had been moored for a time in…

Scene in MLT: Enjoying a walk through Terrace Creek Park

Photographer Dave Govan visited Terrace Creek Park in Mountlake Terrace last week. “This is a beautiful park, family and dog friendly, an easy walk or jog with lots of flowers and birds if you take the time to look,” he says. Terrace Creek Park is located at 23200 48th Avenue West, Mountlake Terrace.

Scene in MLT: Ballinger Park restroom building demolition begins

Demolition of the public restroom building at Ballinger Park began Tuesday morning as crews make way for an updated facility. The restrooms, located near the boat launch, were installed in the late 1970s. Mountlake Terrace city staff anticipate the new restroom to be a major improvement on the current facility, which has suffered from age…

Scene in MLT: Comet streaks by

David Carlos took these photos of the Neowise comet as seen from the Lake Ballinger fishing pier just before 11 p.m. The best viewing times are after twilight in the evening, or before twilight in the morning. NEOWISE will get closest to the Earth on July 23, when it will be 64 million miles away….

Scene in MLT: 1938 Chevrolet at Cedar Plaza QFC

Photographer David Carlos spotted this 1938 Chevrolet with a 6-cylinder engine as its owner loaded groceries in the Cedar Plaza QFC parking lot. Me:  “Do you drive it much?” Owner:  “Yeah, I like to drive it.  Drive it in the mornings and then I’ll drive it in the evenings. Funny how people put things away…

Six years ago in MLT: Sign installed at new Diamond Knot Brewpub

It was six years ago today that the Diamond Knot Brewpub restaurant in Mountlake Terrace installed its new signage. The pub had opened its doors for business in February of 2014, but it wasn’t until four months later that the big “Brewpub @MLT” was set in place above the entrance doors. Diamond Knot is located…

Scene in MLT: A good knight

David Carlos was taking a short break from work by walking his Mountlake Terrace neighborhood Wednesday. And here’s what happened: I saw a bright figure crossing my path. It’s not every day a knight in shining armor walks along a street in your town. I said, “Excuse me.  May I take your picture?” Knight:  “Sure!”…

Scene in MLT: Honoring the Class of 2020

Mountlake Terrace High School staff and parents honored the school’s seniors last week as they drove through campus to pick up their caps and gowns. Like all the Edmonds School District high schools, due to COVID-19 Terrace seniors will have a virtual graduation ceremony. Seniors will be videotaped in socially distanced groups receiving their diplomas…

Scene in MLT: Gone fishing

Tuesday marked the first day that recreational freshwater fishing is once again allowed in the state, including Lake Ballinger. The governor last week announced  thereopening of some recreational activities after they were suspended due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Pictured is Monroe, who caught a trout after patiently waiting by the shoreline with her dad, Clark….